peace within is world peace
Peace within is world peace Mabel Katz

The power of women to build lasting peace

The power of women to build lasting peace

The Network of Colombian singers is a group of powerful women who use Colombian music as a tool to preserve their culture and promote peace. For several years, they have managed to attract young people from different communities who have been torn apart by the armed conflict in Colombia — a country which finds itself a long […]

Books: A tool to build peace

Books: A tool to build peace

With just paper, pen, and a few words, we can imagine and understand a person’s dreams. Words are a window into what someone thinks and feels. Just a few simple sentences are all it takes to communicate with the world — and you can do it all without worrying about physical borders, or all those self-imposed lines […]

Our Chance to be Reborn

Our Chance to be Reborn

The feast of Easter is a celebration for releasing all kinds of oppression and slavery — spiritual, mental, emotional, physical, and even social. It’s an opportunity for us to free ourselves once and for all, and become part of a real change. In other words, it’s our chance to be reborn! Regardless of your religious beliefs, this […]

The path to health, happiness and inner peace

The path to health, happiness and inner peace

This 7th of April is World Health Day, and I would like us to reflect on the importance of health, not only physical but spiritual. And, more importantly, how it can help you achieve happiness and inner peace. Health is an issue that concerns us all — not just as individuals but as a society. The quality […]

Trust The muscle of champions

Trust The muscle of champions

I often look back and wonder how my life changed so dramatically in such a short period of time. One minute I was a tax accountant and the next minute I was an inspirational speaker and international peace ambassador! Life happens so quickly that it’s easy to forget how we got to where we are. […]

How do you want to live this holiday season?

How do you want to live this holiday season?

We have two choices: We can focus on memories and pain, or we can focus on gratitude and joy. December is the month in which so many of our feelings and emotions come to the surface. Shopping, memories, absences…there are so many things that can overwhelm us. But these holidays also give us the opportunity […]

The mystery of the flor de lis: A story of love and gratitude

The mystery of the flor de lis: A story of love and gratitude

You don’t have to spend too much time around me to know how much I love and trust that sweet six-petal flower that we call the Flor de Lis. It adorns my bracelet,  pins and  my website. More than that, it fills my heart and soul with its energy and its power to clean and transform […]

A call to the younger generation

A call to the younger generation

Across the nation, thousands of young men and women are about to graduate from high school and embark on their next journey as freshmen in colleges and universities. This is certainly a time of joy and self-reflection for them and I see myself in each and every one of them, as I remember back to […]

Sprekelia formosissima, lis flower

cropped Flor de Lis

I have it here in my garden and I want to share its beauty with you. Origin: Mexico and Guatemala, introduced in Europe at the end of the XVI century. It is a bulbar plant with laminar distich leaves that appear after the flowers. These are bright red and lonely and their six elements are […]

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